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SFGTV2
Nov 2, 2012 2:30am PDT
days this comes from what country? india. thousands of years ago and hundreds of years ago in india there were no movie theatres, no television, no radio, no comic books or no books for people like you and me to read. was this the same here? >> yes. all offer the world it was like that. ask your parents. they can tell you what it was like before the internet. so, people told stores. i bet you tell stories. did you tell a story today? >> yeah, i bet you did you went up to our friend and said, did you see that? your friend said, no, no he didn't. right? that's a story. so, i will tell you a story. in india, here we have super heroes like, tell me a hero. >> super man. we have super heroes in india. krishna. lifts mountains and throws them to the ocean to create bridges. i will tell you the story about a super hero. krishna as a little boy in the village where the trees blow and the water flows and the birds fly and the grass grows, in this village there are cows. and people and they go to the river and they go to get their water. and they go to the river and what do they see? an evil
SFGTV2
Nov 6, 2012 4:30am PST
took place during the hindu temples and india into the mogel time in india this come from hindu and western cultures brought together. when the mogels came from persia to north india they saw the story telling and thought it was a beautiful art form. they were not engaged with the story but saw the beauty in the footwork and hand movement. they brought the dancers into their courts. they were a form of entertainment. so, i want you to put your imagination caps on. we will go from the forest into a beautiful mogel palace. there are velvet carpets and peacocks walking around. there are beautiful paintings and everyone all of you, the audience have come to enjoy the court and the king sits on his thrown in the corner twirling his mustache and he called for his dancers and they come to the room. you are here to be entertained by them. this is called taught. taught is a highly stylized tuning of the mind and body together. you will see very fast turns ending in sharp stances and things with our eyes and eye brows and our neck, our hands. and you will also hear a language, which you might
SFGTV2
Nov 20, 2012 4:00am PST
where is this is from? india. today we are sharing an form. we are members of the dance company based here in san francisco and we are taught by somebody who has been doing this art form for over 50 years much the ladies including myself we have been studying with him for a long time. you will see different things. lots of sounds with our feet. a little bit of story telling through mime and expression and you will learn about math in dance. who would have thought. today we will start, our next piece means the coloring of the stage. dancers show the hindu aspect of the dance by using the positions of our hands we will show you we are decorating the stage and make a water picture and cleaning the stage with the water. plucking flowers and decorating the stage with the petals of the flowers. we will awaken the 5 senses through the blowing of a conch shell. we will demonstrate the 3 duty, creator, producer and the destroyer in order to make way for new creation. [music] [applause] good morning. afternoon, actually. so, as you can see this is an elaborate dance form and has many hand
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
couple and their business went back to india, where the company operates today. >> we found 52% of the start-ups in silicon valley were founded by people like me. >> vavek vadwad has sounded the alarm on this brain drain. foreign-born entrepreneurs leaving he says subtracting jobs and tax revenue from our economy. the value of foreign-born entrepreneurs is well known in silicon valley. sun microsystems was started by an indian immigrant, intel by a hungarian, ebay a frenchman, google a russian. tesla motors and spacex by a south african. the u.s. government itself has named vavek vadwad as one of the most outstanding americans. the actual title, outstanding american by choice. he was born in india. his res jooum long. harvard fellow, entrepreneur, but most remains at discussion is his book, "the immigrant exod exodus: why america is losing the global race to capture entrepreneurial talent." joined by john swartz of "usa today" and eric savitz of "forbes." when your book came out, you had a study that came out at the same time that said the largest drop in the percentage of immigrant en
PBS
Nov 11, 2012 8:30am PST
another report that says, "we think it's actually more, but the government of india, for example, insisted that we use their official number, which most people think is probably one-tenth of what it actually is." >> hinojosa: wow. so give us... >> you know how governments like to say good things. >> hinojosa: well, give us a sense about the countries that you say are most problematic right now. mauritania. >> well, mauritania has a significant proportion of its population in slavery. >> hinojosa: so the proportion of the population in mauritania? >> is maybe 15-25%. >> hinojosa: enslaved. >> enslaved. but they have a long history of hereditary slavery there. >> hinojosa: but when you go, for example, to mauritania, or someone else, let's just say, are they going to see it? do they understand? do people understand what they're seeing, and is part of the work that you're doing in free the slaves is to teach us how to recognize what we need to be looking for? >> absolutely and it's interesting. you go to mauritania, you'd see someone literally in rags. say a 12-year-old boy, literal
PBS
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
scared. >> india to conduct clinical trials how poor indians are being used as human guinea pigs. >> please don't do these trials on poor people. rich people can overcome these, but the whole family suffers. >> it's the technology that's set to transform the manufacturing industry. press control p and get lots of print on paper, but the pen, too. >> i think eventually it will completely transform the way products are made. >> hello. new york, the city that never sleeps. a good reason to stay awake. superstorm seaped shut down the subway system and stock exchange and the presidential election campaigning. it has been a shock to a country built on a belief in man's destiny to create a better world, but there are limits. mark was in the united states to see the devastation firsthand. >> welcome to hoboken, a poor city on the new jersey side of the hudson. places like this felt the worst of it and by the time we got there the water had already fallen by four feet. on the heights above power lines had been brought down across the street, bringing life to a halt. >> nobody was ready fo
CW
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
tenderloin and india. and the san francisco game ends chorus takes santa and christmas carols over the musical top in a holiday concert. i'm susan sikora and that is all on "bay area focus" next. . >>> welcome to the show. i'm susan sikora. it's true here in the bay area, there are people who can't afford meals for themselves and their families on a daily basis. they rely on bay area food banks for help. help that means the difference between eating or going hungry. recently, the san francisco food bank lost some critical federal money. how are they closing the goop? let's ask paul ash, the director of san francisco food banks now merge. welcome back, paul. >> thank you. good morning. >> first of all, this is a second year in a row that you lost some money. it's not the major chunk of your budget, but it's still -- i would think every dollar means meals. what is going on? why the denials? >> well, it's crazy that only san francisco seems singled out, and we get a big goose egg, zero, whereas other counties that look similar demographically and geographically are getting funded. we
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 1:15am EST
interest of india. the southern coast of the gulf was called the piru coast. constantly feuding tribes would feud with one another spilling out of the seaboard approach to in the and resulted in the tax on india. so the british found themselves pooled into the gulf during the 1800's. not to colonize it to maintain order. they did with the relatively small amount of military force. but you are right. up through the early 1870's was one of british hegemonic control over the persian golf. the aftermath of rope or two with the independence of india that the british brigade at -- began their retrenchment with the independence of india, the british lost the rationale for their military presence and their lost the money to pay for their presence there. >>host: did the americans step in because of the vacuum or because they were asked? >> the story of british control shepherding over the golf plays itself out over 20 years. in 1968 the british announced the impending withdrawal in three years the americans initially said in very it explicit terms will not replace the british. the january 1968
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
for the future. >>> myanmar's opposition leader aung san suu kyi has called on india to support her country as it moves towards democracy. aung san suu kyi made the call in new delhi, india, on wednesday where she's visiting for the first time in 25 years. she asked india to support the people of myanmar as they continue to strive toward their goal of creating a democratic state. >> as long as our peoples remain bound in understanding and mutual respect, the friendship between our two countries will last far into the future. >> in a speech she cited her own close relationship with india, referring to the period when she lived there. at that time her mother was serving as then burma's ambassador to india. ahead of the lecture she exchanged views with india's prime minister singh about the process of bringing democracy to myanmar. >>> afghanistan produces more than 80% of opium circulating around the world and trade in the drug threatens to destabilize the entire region. politicians from several nations have been meeting in the pakistani capital islamabad to discuss ways to tackle the
WHUT
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
, how has his life changed since then? in south asia, a cyclone has battered the southern india states. many of the coastal areas are pretty low lying, and up to 100,000 people have had to be evacuated. we understand seven people have been killed. five sailors also missing after an oil tanker ran aground off the city of chanai. our correspondent is there. >> a lot of the crew were rescued, some of them yesterday, a few early this morning, when two helicopters were able to get some of them off that ship. but five sailors are still missing. they've been missing since yesterday. in fact, there's growing concern now over their safety quite simply because it's been something like 20 hours since it went missing. the wind here has picked up a bit, but it's knock like the 100-kilometer winds that we experienced when the cyclone first made landfall yesterday. a lot of people, as you can see, are out on the beach, mainly to look at the ship mind me. there's a lot of oil on that tanker, and they are worried as it drifts closer to shore, they're concerned that some of that oil might actuall
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 1:15pm EST
represented their quest to provide order to a part of -- on the flanks to their imperial interests in india. the southern coast of the gulf had been called in the 1800s, the pirate coast, and the constantly feuding tribes fused with one another, which spill out into the sea-born approaches to india, and result in attacks on india, and possibly resulting weakness that might bring another great power. so the british found themselves pulled into the gulf in the 1800s. not to colonize as they did further to the east in india but, rather to maintain order there, and they did, with a relatively small amount of military force. but you're right, the story in the 1800s, and the 1900s, until the early 1970s, was one of british control over the persian gulf. and it was in the aftermath of world war world car -- world war ii, the british began their slow, prolonged entrend. in the gulf. with the independence of india in the late 1940s, the british lost the rationale for the military presence in the gulf, and they lost to a degree the money to pay for the military presence that maintained order for so l
KCSMMHZ
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> . >> reporter: myanmar's opposition leader is visiting india for the first time in 40 years. talks with the indian prime minister who has offered his backing to the democratization process under way in myanmar. this visit has special significance because india is a neighbor of myanmar and its economy is booming. it's also an emotional return to a country where she lived in the 1960s when her mother was ambassador. the nobel laureate has made several trips to india, europe and the united states. the visit to myanmar in may was the first by an incumbent prime minister of india in 25 years. india has lagged behind china when it comes to forging ties with myanmar, but. afghanistan produces more than 80% of opium circulated around the world but trade in the truck threatens to destabilize the entire region. politicians from several nations have been meeting in the pakistani capital in islamabad. >> cabinet nebs in 11 nearby countries attended the conference that ended on tuesday. opium used in afghanistan is smuggled into pakistan and several asian nations. the united nations office on drugs
SFGTV2
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the same. what i want to point out i look like i might be from india when i talk i sound like i'm from america. my parents are from india but i was born in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portra
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
only one to be captured alive was executed on wednesday morning after the president of india rejected his plea for mercy. a pakistani national, he had been sentenced to death by a court in mumbai on charges of waging war against india, and murder. india's prime -- foreign minister said that pakistan objected to the decision we attempted to communicate with the pakistan -- a objected to the decision. >> we attempted to communicate with the pakistan foreign office. and since those comments were not received by the foreign office, by fax we communicated with them. >> outside, people have been celebrating an enchanting -- and chanting. execution, while legally in india, is rare. the last one was eight years ago. this man carried out one of the deadliest attack this country has seen. >> his body has been buried in the premises of this jail. the timing is significant, because it comes just days before the fourth anniversary of the november, 2008 deaths. >> last year, lasala or had the second-highest murder rate in the world. -- el salvador had the second highest murder rate in the world. ea
KCSMMHZ
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
now india has declared war on the pharmaceutical industry. for years this emerging economy has been producing large quantities of generic drugs -- copies of brand-name medications -- in violation of patents held by western drug makers. india's generic drug business is now worth some 20 billion euros a year. >> 80% or 90% of the active ingredients now come from india and china. india has also changed its patent laws, which is completely legitimate. but if they want to take advantage of these laws in other countries, they must respect them in their own. >> as long as there's a monopoly, prices will continue to be high -- generally far too high. we need to employ other research models here. and with these other research models it wouldn't be a problem if medications were produced around the world as generic drugs -- and not just as a pricy, exclusive product. >> it's up to the politicians to exercise greater control to ensure that good health care is affordable to all -- not only the rich. >> and now we introduce you to another no-fuss food treat from around the world. i must admit tha
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 4:00am PST
subcontinent of india. paul eggers files this story on the precious metal. while the sights outside this shop may seem foreign and the sign up top definitely is in another language, the merchandise inside, gold, is familiar to most every american. for joyant chokesee, gold is more than just a precious metal. it's the family business. "i'm in the fourth generation, my father, my grandfather and my great grandfather were in the same business, and i have been in it since 1989, so 22 years now." his store, named ami jewellers to honor his wife, lies in a small town called in the north of india called umreth, population 38,000. still, the community supports some 54 gold shops. that's one shop for just over every 700 citizens. the ratio underscores the importance of gold across india. "every function of every people, they try to give gold gifts. in certain communities, it is compulsory to give gold." of course, there is no function for gold quite like an indian wedding. "marriage season, the parents give the kids a lot of gold jewelry." > > is that when you see the most action? "absolutely." on thi
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
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WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
will be watching very closely is india. one of china's largest trading partners. a rather unequal relationship. exports -- giant -- a three-time is from china to india. apparently the religious has been improving recently. trade ministers left where china assured india of greater market access. let's listen to what the indian finance minister has been saying about that relationship. >> china is an important country for india. they are a neighbor. they are the largest trading partner. and we remain engaged. at the same time, continue trying to create a balance because there is an adverse balance of trade, and we are seeking market access to companies -- in be in pharmaceuticals. i hope it will happen. >> slightly closer to home for us. we heard about the european growth forecast plummeting. what can they do and what and the european central bank can do about it with interest rates? >> we will be hearing from the ecb in about a half an hour's time. the expectation is they are going to keep interest rates steady at 0.75%. more interestingly will be what mario draghi actually says aft
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 8:30pm EST
miller, and then we have the editorial director of india today, and a very big star blasters program, i enjoyed our encounter last year and expects similar feistiness, m.j. akbar. finally, we have paul madison, who is commander of the navy. thank you for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me and i went online to find a chinese event is being held right now. there are no canadians, japanese, americans, on this panel. we don't have any chinese today, but we should have a lot of fun discussing strategy in asia pacific region with china, but i also want to acknowledge that that voice may not be with us today, but that could be giving us room to run. i went to china and visited with the ministry of foreign affairs and i met with their director and the finally said i cannot understand what the grand strategy is. this was about 2004. and i said, what is your grand strategy? and it was how to keep you guys distracted. [laughter] that seems to be shifting. one of the very interesting things, i know this is not a u.s. panel, but just
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
hindu festival of lights is being celebrated across india. a wide variety of items that people decorate their homes with, you'll find people wearing new and colorful clothes over the five day festivities. it's also considered a good time to buy cars, homes and jewelry. that's because it's a festival honoring the god es of wealth, lakshima. it's tradition to offer prayers, and that's what's happening here in our office. it's considered a particularly nice spirit, so even though it is a national holiday, stock markets are open for trading. but it is at nighttime when india's streets really come alive with the festivities. homes and shops are lit up with hundreds of lights and fire crackers are burst as families come together to celebrate one of india's biggest festivals. >> and to all of you celebrating, happy duvali. and the pentagon has said the top american commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is to be put under investigation. now general allen who denies any wrong doing is to be investig are being described as alleged inappropriate communications with one of the two
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am PST
difficult rescues, the people of india. this antelope stuck in a canal. people jump in the water with ropes to dive into the right place so we can then pull it out. of course, a scared antelope would put up a fight. i think what they were waiting to do was waiting for the antelope to get tired. later, another man comes up with a larger rope, tries to get it around the antelope that doesn't work. it scares the antelope more. the antelope is bleeding from his nose probably from the struggle with the men trying to help it and the canal. you see the men outside the canal put a rope around his neck. he gets free from that rope also and starts running away. you won't believe what happened next. in spite of the trouble all those men went through, finds himself a little ledge, jumps over it, ends up saving himself. >> what? are you kidding me? >> hey, guys, here's the way out. >> i got this. >> i'm cool, bro. >> you do hear the man shooing him on to make sure he didn't go back in the wrong direction. >>> we are giving away an ipad 3. this one right here is being shipped off to one of our winn
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
electricity that is reliable, correct? >> true. i was in india last week. half the women in india have no electric power or fresh potable water. when you enable her by putting a product together that saves her time, it changes her life. liz: well wit is just amazing you can do all of this stuff. look at their emerging market sales. 66% of the total sales. you're huge in india. you just got back. what did you see? >> now we've grown, took us about five years to start breaking even. five years to get to scale. now we have 180,000 women w so they're moving from the lower class to the middle class, to leadership. it's, it's having a dramatic impact. liz: do they have tupperware parties it sell all of this stuff? >> yeah. it is a little different twist. many don't have places where they live are big enough to have six to eight of their friends. they do it outside under tents. liz: they do it outside. that is interesting. you do it in 100 countries. i'm sure that is repeated elsewhere. >> yeah. liz: let's talk about some of the products. this is a storm story. none of this really needs
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
europe, the ottoman empire in what is today turkey, the mogul empire, present-day india, the ching dynasty, temporary china, and the tokugawa shogunate in japan. each of these fears had its own way of governing on its own cultural and political approach to commerce, and order. if you fast-forward about 100, 120 years to the 19th century, the world changed dramatically. power had shifted from the west and the south to the north. and by 1815, the end of the napoleonic wars, europe had pulled ahead of the rest of the world. and the industrial revolution and the development of the steam engine and the development of steel and battleships, and the telegraph and underground, the underwater submarine cable enabled europe, not just to be the most powerful place in the world, but to extend its reach globally. and by the end of the 19th century, europe had either colonized or had already de- colonized 90% of the world landmass. and we have been living in the world since 1815 dominated by the west. economically, politically and ideologically. first it was europe, then europe handed over the b
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
look like? we need to start building those out right now. we have strengthened our ties with india. the indian prime minister paying a visit to washington in 2009 was the official state visit. we have the strategic dialogue with india. we see india as a partner for the 21st century and welcome their effort to look east and play a larger role in asia, including the indian ocean. at the same time, we of help realize indonesia's potential as a global partner. there is an excellent relationship between the prime minister and the president. it has been a terrific partnership. third line of the effort, promoting regional cooperation, peaceful resolution of disputes and adherence to human-rights and international law. at a global level, the president strongly supported making the g-20 in the international forum for economic cooperation. this brought a into global economic decision making. -- asia into global economic decision making. president obama became the first u.s. president to join the east asia summit last year in bali. he will participate again this coming week in cambodia. this
ABC
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
the 24-year-old daughter who died was set to return to india to get married in next month or so. >> they went shopping and in this area, maybe gilroy, somewhere. i don't know yet. they want to go to india for married. >> this morning while returning from shopping the family's suv clipped the back of a cruiser, that had just pulled over near the embarcadero road. the suv rolled. theztap officer stopped to assit people in a truck fixing a flat. the chp says the officer was several feet from traffic. >> he had on emergency lights in the back. if you notice they're enforcing if you see an officer or a tow truck on the right, you try to move left if possible. >> the chp says the father was driving with his wife in the passenger seat n the back their four daughters ages 12-24. >> four parties appeared to have been restrained. under investigation the parties ejected whether or not they were wearing their seat belts. >> the chp officer says he was wearing a seat all. all lanes were open, but foufr still closed are the express way onramp as well as embarcadero road off ramp. chp trying t
FOX Business
Nov 23, 2012 2:00pm EST
cheaper energy. that's theth way forward. also, for china and india and everyone else. melissa: proponents of solar and wind don't want to hear is while fracking has been profitable, it's helped the environment, but at the same time, you look at things, like, a big story from w wyoming, why theyh drill, anddrl there's a well that is contaminated one way or the other, and seems like in the reports dealing with this and the neighbors in the neighborhood are saying, and s this is pavilion, wyoming, it's, a result of the fracking nearby, and that's a case they point to that it's bad for the environment. >> nothing is just fin.. fracking has problems. we have to have it well-reellated. people don't know the water you get is from 100 feet down and fracking is, like, a mile down of the it's not like the two are intersecting, but you drop thet drill down in the water.insu you need regulation. melissa: right.ight >> you also got to recognize if you care about global warming and cheap energy prices, and if you care about energy indpensz, this is a great opportunity.e melissa: people in t
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 10:00am PST
the pakistans supports, the guys that india has supported, the russia has intended -- >> india is a big player here, fareed. because if you look through indian history from the guptas to the mull rans, the moguls, the dynasty, others, what you see is for many periods of indian history or subcontinent history, the same empire that controlled the northern third of india also controlled most of pakistan and half of afghanistan, so afghanistan is not foreign to india. it's part of the sub continental conflict system. so we can leave afghanistan, the u.s. can. but india, you will always have deep equities there and if we desert afghan precipitously, you might see india moving closer diplomatically to russia in order to contain things there, in order to make sure afghanistan does not become just a radical islamic extension of pakistani isi control. >> so we are on track in the united states to withdraw from afghanistan over the next two years. tell us what -- what emerges as we withdraw. >> what emerges is that iran will have much greater influence in western afghanistan. it's already sup
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
interviews of priceline and diagio making a $2 million bet on india. one more look at futures, once again, negative actions here. we'll see how we close out this crazy week. >>> a few travel websites are hooking up. priceline going to buy kayak working out to $1.8 billion. it comes just about four months after kayak went public. priceline ceo jeffrey boyd will discuss the deal exclusively on "squawk on the street" at 11 a.m. eastern time. this is a tricky deal, jim, because kayak makes money by referring to the likes of a priceline and expedia. now priceline doesn't have to pay as much to be referred because it owns kayak and can make money off kayak referring to rivals like expedia. >> i thought it was kind of a dazzling move. these sites are very, very powerful, it's the way people travel. kayak doesn't look like a great site but it is very powerful way for people to be able to find out the best price move. hotels.com, priceline. i know priceline is looking down, apparently, but this was smart. >> you chase orbitz and try to find out who's next? >> this is a powerful combination, i thin
SFGTV2
Nov 26, 2012 10:30am PST
have to reach out to india. i went down to mexico on an economic development mission and was the first governor to go there in four years from any state. we're missing a tremendous opportunity. >> thank you. governor brown, i'm sure you know that on any given day, people from other states are knocking on doors of co's in the valley and trying to get them to expand in other states or move to other states. someone in this room may have engaged in that. >> they cannot all expand in california. we are try to help california. quex their offering tax breaks. >> we are not offering a break. >> not only you. what do you say to the ceo's? what are you trying to do it? what are two or three things you are doing to keep companies here? >> we take specifics. i met yesterday with the representative of nissan and they're very interested and supportive of the installation of high-speed chargers throughout california. we have a plan, criticized by some but nevertheless, well funded by a legal settlement of $100 million. to get these charging stations in throughout the bay area and down the coast
KOFY
Nov 24, 2012 12:00am PST
had been shopping for her wedding in india next month. the other daughter who was brought to stanford also died. >> they wanted to go to india for marriage, the first one. >> reporter: she passed away? >> she passed away. later on the second one passed away. >> it was very shocking to me. at our house we got a bunch of calls. >> reporter: four of the family members were wearing seatbelts at the time according to the chp. the two daughters who died were not. sky 7hd was over the massive traffic jam on highway 101. traffic was snarled for six hours while officers investigated the crash. a seven-minute trip to work took him about 40 minutes. >> getting to my location the traffic was a nightmare. >> reporter: the family is living a nightmare. the mother is here in serious condition. the father and other daughters are at valley medical center in san jose, and we don't know their condition. the chp officer was not seriously injured, and this accident is under investigation. thomas roman, abc news. >> thank you, thomas. >>> a family in the south bay is preparing to bury their youngest son. h
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
regions of india are dealing with heavy rain. mayo show gee joins us with the latest. >> this is due to the influence of the cyclonic storm which has made landfall. let me show you a video coming up from these regions. wednesday evening it made landfall and reported a maximum wind speed of 75 alcohol tears per hour error you can see those trees really swaying. the good news is that there's no significant damage that has been reported related from this storm system. but schools and colleges will be closed in the surrounding areas throughout your thursday. if we can pull back i can show you this storm will be moving inland as a deep depression. it has downgraded already. but the rainfall accumulation is going to be some staggering amounts the next few days, probably about 200 millimeters on top what was we have already been seeing in and around this area, more than 100 millimeterth in the past 24 hours has been falling. so the ground is very, very loose. any kind of additional rain fall could trigger flash flooding and further landslides across east regions. the wind, gale force winds, ar
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Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
of six regional partners including japan, china, and india joined them at the summit. they issued a joint kmun ka that said they hope to reach agreement by the end of 2015. leader from japan, china, and south korea agreed to start talking on a free trade agreement of their own. they said they would put aside the territorial disputes between japan and the two other nations. japanese officials want to ease restrictions to give them more access to their neighbor's economies. chinese and south korean officials have already begun talks on a free trade deal between their countries. now negotiators involved in discussions for another free trade zone in the asia pacific say they hope to conclude an agreement by the end of next year. they're trying to strike a deal for what's known as the trance pacific partnership or tpp. leaders of seven of the 11 countries discussing the u.s. life led on the sidelines of the east asia summit. the negotiators wanted to conclude a deal by the end of this year, but they couldn't agree on how to eliminate tariffs and they're still divided on other issues such
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Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
ministers of japan and india are meeting this week to strengthen economic cooperation and security ties. they'll exchange a memorandum to ensure the stable export of indian rare earth minerals to japan. the indian prime minister will make a four mif day visit to japan from thursday. it's part of the annual summit meeting between the two countries. he and japanese prime minister noda are expected to agree on the export of rare earth minerals to japan every year. currently japan depends on xworlts from china, but the chinese government is trying to divorce fi the sources. on other matters the two leaders are expected to agree to strengthen security cooperation. japan's maritime self-defense force and india's navy conducted their first joint drill in june. noda will ask singh to aadopt the bullet railway system for an indian project to connect cities. >>> a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central myanmar killing four people. the u.s. jigeological survey sa the quake occurred on sunday. it says the epicenter was about 110 kilometers north of manda y mandalay, the second largest city. it was ne
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Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. beyond the impact of hurricane sandy in the u.s., extreme weather has also affected india. seven people were killed when a cyclone struck the southeast coast. the rescue operation is under way for six sailors still missing after an oil tanker ran aground. from there, we've received this report. >> the feeling of the storm lashing india's east coast. out at sea, an oil tanker that ran aground when the cyclone struck. most of its 37 crew members have been rescued, but some are still missing. throughout the day, coast guard rescue teams have been in action, trying to find the remaining sailors. now they are preparing to tow the ship back to sea before it drifts further, creating an oil slick. the cyclone made landfall on wednesday, lashing the coast with rain and high winds with speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour. power lines were brought down, and roads have been damaged, but the loss of life has been kept to a minimum. along the coast in its many fishing villages, some signs of the storms are gone -- fishermen and their families have gone to higher ground. now they are waitin
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Nov 24, 2012 2:00am PST
hard to remember all the bizarre conspiracy theories. president obama's 2010 trip to india. u.s. congresswoman, michele bachmann and others on the right, were up in arms over rumors about what the trip would cost. >> i think we know that just within a day or so, the president of the united states will be taking a trip over to india that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day. we have never seen a trip at this level before of this level of excess. i think it is not a good signal to send to the american people when the american people are quite, frankly, struggling with high job losses. >> for comparison, $200 million a day would have surpassed the daily cost of the war in afghanistan at the time. that nonfactual story from michele bachmann about the cost of obama's trip was started been an unnamed source on an indian news website and somehow got into the ether there. we can't talk about conspiracy theories without bringing up rush limbaugh. remember the first day of the republican convention was canceled due to hurricane isaac. rush then floated the idea that presid
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